Monday, December 17, 2018


Illustration picture of news aggregator app Qutoutiao

Earn after Reading: China News App Lures with Clickbait and Cash

By Pei Li and Adam Jourdan BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters)  Cai Li, a janitor in Shanghai, developed a serious addiction to news app Qutoutiao, lured by gossipy articles...
Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton

Can Better Cancer Care Lower Company’s Health Costs?

By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters)  When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of...
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to participants at the Viva Tech start-up techonology summit in Paris

Macron to Call on U.S. Funds to Build French Start-Ups, Not...

By Mathieu Rosemain, Gwénaëlle Barzic and Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters)  French President Emmanuel Macron will urge a visiting group of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists this...
Paris Auto Show

Audi to Invest 14 Billion Euros in E-Mobility, Self-Driving Cars

FRANKFURT (Reuters)  Volkswagen's premium auto brand Audi said on Tuesday it would invest 14 billion euros ($15.9 billion) through 2023 in electric mobility, digitalization and...
Mike Lynch, Founder and Chairman of Autonomy Corporation, poses for photographers at an awards ceremony in central London

Former Autonomy Boss Lynch to Fight U.S. Fraud Charges

LONDON (Reuters)  The United States has filed criminal charges against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch over the $11 billion sale of Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard seven years...
Rural workers break cocoa fruit at a farm in Medicilandia

Global Chocolate Supply Chain Tainted by Abuses in Brazil – Report

By Fabio Teixeira RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  The global chocolate supply chain is tainted by the use of cocoa from Brazilian farms where human...
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